Safety

The safety technology area has information for protecting workers directly with personal protection equipment and indirectly with interlocks, light curtains, machine guards, barriers, safety curtains, sensors, and ventilation systems.

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Safety glasses double as goggles - TheFabricator.com

Safety glasses double as goggles

October 31, 2013

Swap® safety eyewear from Gateway Safety is designed for workers who need both safety glasses and goggles. The eyewear fills both roles with a switch of the temples for the goggle head strap, included with each pair. Venting channels around the frame reduce the hot air buildup that causes...

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Entry-level welding helmet weighs 18.6 oz. - TheFabricator.com

Entry-level welding helmet weighs 18.6 oz.

October 30, 2013

The new, lightweight VIKING™ 1740 series auto-darkening welding helmet is available from Lincoln Electric. Weighing 18.6 oz., the entry-level helmet series features solar power with battery assist, eliminating the need for an on/off switch. A continuously variable, internal, 9-13 shade...

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Work gloves feature goatskin palms - TheFabricator.com

Work gloves feature goatskin palms

October 29, 2013

Galeton has introduced #11824 Trooper goatskin-palm, canvas-back gloves. The palm is made of soft goatskin to provide flexibility and durability. Designed for general industrial, construction, and maintenance work, the gloves also feature a heavy canvas back that stands up to everyday wear and...

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Access control system protects operators from hazardous equipment - TheFabricator.com

Access control system protects operators from hazardous equipment

October 29, 2013

Fortress Interlocks offers the new tGard system for controlling access to hazardous machinery and equipment. The compact, metal-bodied safety system enables the custom configuration of multiple safety products, including electrical safety gate switches, mechanical trapped key interlocks, and...

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Protective eyewear, welding helmet introduced - TheFabricator.com

Protective eyewear, welding helmet introduced

October 29, 2013

3M has added two new products to its line of personal protective equipment. SecureFit™ Protective Eyewear 400 series is designed to adjust naturally to individual head sizes to help reduce eyewear slippage and discomfort. It incorporates soft, adjustable nosepads and features padded...

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Machine-knit gloves combine dexterity, impact protection - TheFabricator.com

Machine-knit gloves combine dexterity, impact protection

October 28, 2013

Magid® T-REX™ machine-knit impact gloves feature a shell that provides workers with form-fitting, breathable comfort and a large range of motion. Heavy-duty TPR pads protect the back of the hand and fingers, while the flexible, scored design allows the glove to bend with the hand. The...

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System controls airflow in dust collectors - TheFabricator.com

System controls airflow in dust collectors

October 23, 2013

Keller USA's ProFix is a modular option for centralized or cell dust and mist collection systems. With a rapidly shutting damper, the unit readjusts automatically to any airflow variations inside the system. Maximum and minimum airflow parameters can be set individually, with gradual adjustment...

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Desktop software replaces lockout procedure writing software - TheFabricator.com

Desktop software replaces lockout procedure writing software

October 21, 2013

Brady Corp. has released the LINK360® desktop software for lockout/tagout programs. This software, which replaces the manufacturer’s current LockoutPro software, allows users to create, edit, save, and print lockout/tagout procedures using templates for standardized procedures. The...

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Dust collectors designed for high-volume air cleaning - TheFabricator.com

Dust collectors designed for high-volume air cleaning

October 17, 2013

Large-capacity dust collectors from Micro Air® Clean Air Systems provide high-volume air cleaning to control process dust and powders. A modular design allows multiple units to be bolted together to handle large air cleaning requirements or to accommodate future facility expansion. The dust...

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Safety system big enough to protect large gas supplies - TheFabricator.com

Safety system big enough to protect large gas supplies

October 10, 2013

Witt Gas Controls LP has introduced the Safety Group 645 for accident protection. It combines several individual safety devices and switches them in parallel to protect against the hazards of uncontrolled gas mixtures. Two, four, or five safety devices can be combined on parallel in the...

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Mobile app helps occupational health and safety professionals manage hearing conservation

October 8, 2013

3M has created a new mobile application that provides hearing protection and conservation information for iOS and Android™ devices. Using the free app, industrial hygienists and safety professionals can perform a quick, preliminary assessment of sound levels in an environment; get answers to...

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Cartridge filters employ nanofiber filtration - TheFabricator.com

Cartridge filters employ nanofiber filtration

October 2, 2013

Imperial Systems Inc. offers DeltaMaxx cartridge filters. They employ nanofiber filtration technology with an ASHRAE MERV rating of 15. Engineered for use within the company's CMaxx dust collector and offered in a variety of sizes, the filters also fit into models from other manufacturers,...

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Auto-darkening welding helmet features four welding arc sensors - TheFabricator.com

Auto-darkening welding helmet features four welding arc sensors

October 1, 2013

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products now offers the new Warrior™ Tech 9-13 auto-darkening welding helmet for use in all welding applications. The lightweight helmet protects the wearer from UV/IR radiation, heat, and spatter. Four welding arc sensors in the lens provide high response...

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Face protection includes features for comfort - TheFabricator.com

Face protection includes features for comfort

September 30, 2013

Gateway Safety offers Venom® face protection with several features to help improve comfort to increase employee. The headgear unit, available as a combination with or separate from the visor, has an extra-soft cloth brow pad to help absorb moisture. A three-part adjustment system, which...

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Light curtains, grids work for all applications - TheFabricator.com

Light curtains, grids work for all applications

September 26, 2013

ABB Jokab Safety has introduced Focus II light curtains and light grids. According to the company, a single model can be used for all applications, eliminating the need for multiple versions to meet varying machines’ safety requirements. The products include a transmitter and receiver...

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